This is stopping you from losing weight
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You have breakfast. You brush your teeth. You get dressed. You go to work. You come home.
You go to bed.
Then you do it all over again the next day.
Eating and exercising - getting fatter or losing weight — all boil down to the same thing.
We are creatures of habit. Now you can use habits to your advantage.
Good habits help you get the things you want (and achieve the goals you have) quicker and easier.
There is a saying…
“The routine will set you free” But it’s a double-edge sword.
It can help you lose weight or… It can make you fat.
Now I need your help here.
I need you to think long and hard about what I’m about to ask.
And be brutally honest with yourself. What is your biggest weakness when it comes to your food?
Overeating at meal times
Going without food for hours and then binge eating
Snacking between meals
Getting bored late in the evening before raiding the kitchen
Opening the ice-cream and eating it ALL!
These are classic BAD eating habits.
The problem is these are bad habits we do without thinking. We do them (almost) on auto-pilot. Then regret it afterwards.
There are plenty more but if you can identify your biggest weakness you’re on a winner when it comes to losing weight.
A lot of people are terrible night time feeder.
At night they raid and re-raid the fridge, the freezer and all the cupboards.
They might start with having one cookie and finish the pack.
Or have a bowl of cereal. Then another. And another.
For most it is when they are bored in the evenings, watching TV or surfing the Internet.
They don’t need the food. They aren’t actually hungry. It is just a habit.
I have helped clients stop this and even without exercise, yep, they lose weight!
Now here’s your job. Think long and hard (and be honest). What is your weakness? What is your Achilles heel?
Isolate it. Zone in on it.
I want you to make a note of it. Share it with someone close to you.
Then make a list of what you believe to be good habits (keep it clean)
Then by either replacing it with a better habit or cutting it out completely – good things will start to happen.
Like losing weight, seeing results, burning body fat and living a longer, healthier and leaner life.
So today, that’s your task. Discover and zone in on that killer habit. It’ll be the start of a new you.